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03-04-18, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By curtwally

Performance Hurricane floor pump maintaninance

I cannot get this pump to pressurize sufficiently. It has been in use many years. Can you take them apart and add lube to the sealing surfaces. I cannot see how to take it apart. Any clues or is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-17, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By curtwally

Suggestion needed for light and small bike lock

Can anyone suggest a small bike lock that you can put in your bike jersey and that is effective. Thanks, curt wally
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-14, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By curtwally

I've been able to use a 30 or 32. Adjust screw...

I've been able to use a 30 or 32. Adjust screw to slightly decrease the wrap around and give it a try before you buy the other items suggested. You may end up having to do so eventually. Chain...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-14, 05:27 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,847
Posted By curtwally

What size frame are you looking for? curtwally

What size frame are you looking for? curtwally
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-14, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By curtwally

Absolutely go for a tour. As mentioned below...

Absolutely go for a tour. As mentioned below Tuscany is a really nice place to ride plus adjacent areas. We did a week trip which was wonderful. cicioposse was our tour group. They shuttled our...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-14, 04:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,376
Posted By curtwally

Have not been to Tuscon but it sounds nice. When...

Have not been to Tuscon but it sounds nice. When others suggest Austin I hope they really mean the Hill Country like Fredericskburg 60 miles west of Austin which is just great. No mountains but...
03-12-14, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,675
Posted By curtwally

I am happy. Joined up today for $10/month and it...

I am happy. Joined up today for $10/month and it seems good. So far nothing in HD but did watch Paris Nice and a Belgium race while spinning at home. It is worth it. Thanks for the good...
03-12-14, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,675
Posted By curtwally

Thanks a lot... I'm going to sign up today and...

Thanks a lot... I'm going to sign up today and watch Paris-Nice while I spin. Regards, Curt
03-12-14, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,675
Posted By curtwally

Does anyone have experience with cyclingtv.com? ...

Does anyone have experience with cyclingtv.com? Looks like $10/month may be acceptable if it delivers what it advertises? Thanks curtwally
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-13, 08:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,788
Posted By curtwally

Specialized resolves legal dispute with Café Roubaix bike shop in Alberta

In less than a week Specialized president stopped legal proceedings and apologized to the bike shop owner. Specialized claimed the name Roubaix in the bike shops name was a trademark infringement. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-13, 12:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,441
Posted By curtwally

We usually take a trip in April to a warm climate...

We usually take a trip in April to a warm climate so maybe not a whole month but it could be. I appreciate all of the suggestions. Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-13, 05:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,441
Posted By curtwally

If you could take the month of April in USA to cycle where would it be?

Hi to all, Suggestions are welcome.

If you could take a whole month for cycling in April in the US, where would you go and why? Thanks

curtwally
09-21-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By curtwally

Actually for the moment of discussion I would not...

Actually for the moment of discussion I would not put a limit on budget for suggestions. Obviously a decision needs to be made down the road whether it makes sense to purchase an ultra expensive...
09-21-13, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By curtwally

Which high end cross country bike?

I may be in a position to purchase a really nice bike and would like to consider a full suspension bike. What are good suggestions. My riding is single track and some two track and a couple of...
08-27-13, 08:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,592
Posted By curtwally

Why do top TDF riders do poorly in USA Pro Challenge?

I'm just curious as to why Chris Froome and others who were top dogs at the TDF simply were not players at the Challenge. Is it altitude or some other reason.

curtwally
08-13-13, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By curtwally

A really high end dual suspension Trek Fuel vs same weight or lighter hard tail 29er

I am thinking of upgrading to a faster bike and suggestions are welcome. My wife has a really sweet Trek Fuel 100 carbon everything dual suspension. My bike a Felt weighs the same in a 29er hard...
08-13-13, 07:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 934
Posted By curtwally

Copper Harbor Michigan is a real special place...

Copper Harbor Michigan is a real special place located at the end of the Keweenaw penninsula which juts into Lake Superior. There are small mountains here and and unbelievable trail network which is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-12, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By curtwally

Why not go out and try the route ahead of time...

Why not go out and try the route ahead of time (in the privacy of your own home so to speak). If you can ride 50 now you should be able to do this.
Have fun and good luck.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 02:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,442
Posted By curtwally

Ok I might have definitions confused. My friend...

Ok I might have definitions confused. My friend changed out the fork for one with more curvature or bend at the axle/hub attachment point. From Sheldon Brown's site.......".Trail is the distance...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-12, 08:48 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,442
Posted By curtwally

My friend just replaced his fork to one with a...

My friend just replaced his fork to one with a longer rake (slightly longer wheelbase) on a Specialized CF bike. It has solved his high speed wobble problems. You might want to try this before...
05-09-12, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,810
Posted By curtwally

Haven't tried this myself but a buddy has and...

Haven't tried this myself but a buddy has and here is his suggestion. Subscribe on line to Universal Sports Giro ($19.99). Purchase a "Push2TV" netgear wireless adapter ($90) for sending signal...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-12, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By curtwally

Agreed no trouble at all with Ribble and even...

Agreed no trouble at all with Ribble and even fast delivery from UK. Suggest using Pay Pal for extra protection.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-12, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By curtwally

I am sensing that this would be a mistake. Last...

I am sensing that this would be a mistake. Last year we had a really nice ride from southern Alabama north to Kentucky in the spring.
We want a warm temp spring ride and had hoped we could...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By curtwally

Suggestions for northern and panhandle Florida bike routes

Hi to the group,
Potentially going to cycle in Florida this April. Can you suggest routes in northern Florida thru the panhandle toward southern Alabama.

Thanks,

curt wally
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-11, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 990
Posted By curtwally

This is a great time of the year for purchasing a...

This is a great time of the year for purchasing a 2011 bike as the 2012's are coming in. There are a lot of good suggestions out there already. For $1500 you should get a good deal and perhaps a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-11, 03:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,608
Posted By curtwally

I think the OP really has a valid point and it...

I think the OP really has a valid point and it does not apply only to the competitions. It also applies to club rides. Our club routinely has rides scheduled for 9 am in the morning all of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-11, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By curtwally

A couple of other thoughts....... Might try...

A couple of other thoughts....... Might try specific gearing such as intentionally using a really big gear for some of the intervals and then the next time out try really low gears and hammering up...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-11, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By curtwally

Avoiding Leg Cramps

Suggestions for avoiding cramps needed. Ok 2 times this year I have experienced cramps near the end of some tough rides. One on a 100 mile tour with some tough hills and 5000 ft of climbing and...
11-04-11, 07:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,492
Posted By curtwally

No real data here but both my wife and I bought...

No real data here but both my wife and I bought new bikes (29ers) this year. Hers full suspension and mine with front shock and HT. Weights are almost identical but I can fly on her bike and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-11, 03:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,708
Posted By curtwally

High speed wobbles

Merlin, I disagree with a bit of what you say. It is ok to have a friendly disagreement. This IS a big deal and it needs to be solved. As mentioned in my earlier post I had a friend hurt badly...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-11, 08:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,708
Posted By curtwally

High speed wobbles

Hi,

I am guessing that you have a large frame size which seems to be a common (but not exclusive) theme with speed wobble. Geometry of large frames seems to be a cause. I remember a few years...
10-25-11, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,607
Posted By curtwally

Thanks for the idea. We moved to northern...

Thanks for the idea.

We moved to northern Mich and should try this next year. Sounds like fun. Maybe combine kayaking and mountain biking. Regards
10-24-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By curtwally

suggestions on 29er wheel upgrade

I would like to upgrade stock, rather heavy, wheels. Looking for a light set that is durable. Thanks for any suggestions. The factory wheels are at 2200 gm.

Regards Curtwally
10-21-11, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,707
Posted By curtwally

Hi Thanks for the suggestions. Yup I have a...

Hi Thanks for the suggestions. Yup I have a shock pump and made the sag adjustment as suggested. Oor n the rebound there is no real indicator of setting. About how many turns on this knob from the...
10-20-11, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,707
Posted By curtwally

Rock shox Reba RL 29 fork tuning: any advice?

Just bought a new mtn bike. My old 12 year old bike physically broke (all suspension rear bushings shot plus rear shock worn out). So too much to repair. New bike has the Reba RL 29 shock. Hard...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-11, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By curtwally

Sale Bike .com has anyone ordered from them?

From US these prices seem to be really good. Any experiences with them? Do they take pay pal? Could they actually be knocking off all of these brands. It seems really strange that the prices...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-11, 09:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,936
Posted By curtwally

A group of 12 of us vacationed in SW Wisconsin...

A group of 12 of us vacationed in SW Wisconsin last year for cycling with the final day being the Dairyland Dare (10,000 ft. of climbing). SW Wisconsin is a cyclists paradise. It looks like Vermont...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-11, 09:44 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,286
Posted By curtwally

A suggestion here.... You might want to talk...

A suggestion here....

You might want to talk to the police chief in person. Set up a meeting with him, be cordial, polite, and explain what happened and stress that you try to be considerate of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-11, 09:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,249
Posted By curtwally

Regular Coca Cola helps at the start and at some...

Regular Coca Cola helps at the start and at some point during the ride. Lots of sugar calories and caffeine.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-11, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By curtwally

Thanks for the suggestions. What about Georgia...

Thanks for the suggestions. What about Georgia or pan handle of Florida? The suggestions about the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline drive are right on. Our group has now as of this past May...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By curtwally

Suggestion for warm weather riding in May in USA

Hi,

Trying to get some ideas for a week long cycling trip in early May of next year. Will consider point to point and camping or staying in one or two spots and doing circular routes. Any...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-11, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By curtwally

Hi, I am not quite as warm blooded as the...

Hi, I am not quite as warm blooded as the previous posters. In the 40's I need more than just a thin tight. I really like the Pearl Izumi amfib tight which has two layers on the front ( a fleece...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By curtwally

These shorts may be ok but they seem to have a...

These shorts may be ok but they seem to have a fleece layer underneath the Ultrasuede,

http://www.bicycleclothing.com/Lycra-Shorts-Unisex.html
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By curtwally

Ya if I get your point and it seems that for a...

Ya if I get your point and it seems that for a lot of us there is no need for the super thick chamois. I had an old pair of cycling shorts that I really liked that had only a thin Ultrasuede fabric...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 10:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,001
Posted By curtwally

Is the problem you are having is a hot spot on...

Is the problem you are having is a hot spot on the right side of your foot? What has changed with your cycling? more miles? new shoes? new pedals? new fit on the bike? curt wally
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 09:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,001
Posted By curtwally

not sure why you need insoles for your road bike...

not sure why you need insoles for your road bike shoes. Decent road bike shoes are really stiff. But...... I can attest to blue Superfeet insoles being great for all of my non cycling shoes as I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 09:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,321
Posted By curtwally

My wife has had chondromalacia for more than 20...

My wife has had chondromalacia for more than 20 yrs. but she can still ride really well. She does straight leg lifts with ankle weights nightly and religiously. I cant touch the weight she is up to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 980
Posted By curtwally

Hi again, Just got the fall Nashbar sale...

Hi again,

Just got the fall Nashbar sale catalog. Louis Garneau booties for $20. Nashbar arm warmers: $10 and leg warmers $20. regards curtwally
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 03:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 980
Posted By curtwally

Hi, You have received a lot of good suggestions...

Hi, You have received a lot of good suggestions already. As has been noted we are all different in terms of how we feel in hot and cold. My body likes hot. While others are dying I have no...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By curtwally

Hi, suggest you read up on Plantar fasciitis as...

Hi, suggest you read up on Plantar fasciitis as others have suggested. Do you ever feel a sharp pain running back to your heel from mid foot? Is it present when in other shoes? If it is PF...
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